Congressman to host jobs fair in Baton Rouge

Congressman to host jobs fair in Baton Rouge

POSTED: Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 6:00am

UPDATED: Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 6:04am

Congressman Bill Cassidy, M.D. will host a Jobs Fair on Thursday, May 3, from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. at the Baton Rouge Marriott at 5500 Hilton Avenue.

The fair will focus on job opportunities for veterans and those in Generations X, Y and Z.

“There are tremendous job opportunities for people here and now in Louisiana,” said Congressman Cassidy. “This fair will connect local residents with employers who are looking to hire people immediately.

Currently, there are over 40 companies and government agencies with job vacancies set to attend the fair. This includes companies and agencies in the manufacturing, industrial contractor, petrochemical, medical and military sectors, among others. There will also be career development experts from local colleges and universities and the Louisiana Workforce Commission. Finally, representatives of the U.S. and Louisiana Veterans’ Affairs Departments will be able to guide veterans through their job and small business programs.

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